Safety Partner

Location
Harrisonburg, VA
Posted
Mar 14, 2018
Closes
Mar 15, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare, Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
Sentara RMH Medical Center, a Magnet designated hospital located in Harrisonburg VA, is currently seeking a Safety Partner to work Full Time, Rotating Shifts (Days, Evenings & Nights).

COME EXPLORE SENTARA in the beautiful Blue Ridge!

Sentara RMH Medical Center, a Magnet designated hospital located in Harrisonburg VA, serves a seven-county area with a population of 218,000 residents. The 238-bed community hospital partnered with the Sentara Healthcare system in May of 2011.

Sentara is a 125-year-old, not-for-profit system that operates more than 100 sites of care throughout Virginia and North Carolina, including 12 acute care hospitals: seven in Hampton Roads, one in Northern Virginia, two in the Blue Ridge region, one in southern Virginia and one in northeast North Carolina.

We invite you to share our Vision. To be the healthcare of choice in the communities we serve.

Company Benefits

Sentara recognizes our employees by offering competitive pay plans, comprehensive health care plans, generous paid annual leave, a fully funded retirement plan, 403b plan, long and short term disability, tuition reimbursement, flex spending, life insurance, and wellness programs. You can expect employee recognition, performance rewards, plus countless services and programs to enhance work/life balance. Many of our benefits are fully funded or shared, therefore enhancing your total compensation.

Learn more about our Location!

Harrisonburg and Rockingham County is a picturesque and progressive community resting in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. The Shenandoah Valley is known world-wide for its beauty, including the renowned Skyline Drive which winds through Shenandoah National Park. Recreational activities abound throughout the year: snow skiing, hiking, camping, fishing, boating and other water sports, golf, tennis and any other sport under the sun. In addition there are a wide variety of festivals, fairs, shows and historical sites. Collegiate sports at James Madison University, Eastern Mennonite University and Bridgewater College, concerts and plays, community events and excellent dining opportunities make activities for a night out easy to find. And for those who periodically want to visit a larger city, Rockingham County is only a two-hour drive from Washington, DC and 6 hours from New York City.

Assists with the provision of a safe hospital environment conducive to individualized patient care for patients at risk of suicide, falls, wandering, agitation, impulsiveness, self-harm or other risk behaviors enabling patients to maintain or enhance function during the hospital stay.

Education Level
High School Grad or Equivalent

Experience
Required: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Preferred: Healthcare - Previous experience

License
Required: Basic Life Support

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Skills
Required: Active Listening, Communication, Critical Thinking, Monitoring, Service Orientation, Speaking, Writing

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Prior healthcare experience or enrollment in a health sciences program strongly preferred. Applicants without prior experience or current health sciences program status must successfully complete a Sentara Safety Partner Training Course in addition to core competencies during orientation. BLS required within 90 days of hire. Core competencies for all safety partners to include communication, confidentiality, de-escalation, fall prevention, patient safety, restraints, stroke, and suicide.

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